August 29, 2000Fazoli's Recalls Toys Included
with Kids Meals
KY (SafetyAlerts) - Fazoli's
Management Inc., said today it is voluntarily recalling about 310,000 Pasta Pals toys
included with Fazoli's Kids Meals. The toy is a plastic, barrel-shaped container with
small, plastic tomato and ravioli figures inside. The bottom of the container can fit over
a child's nose and mouth, which could pose a suffocation hazard to children under 3 years
Fazoli's has received one report of a child putting the container over his mouth. No
injuries have been reported.
The Pasta Pals toy's blue container measures about 2.5 inches in diameter and 2 inches
deep. Inside are three red tomato figures and three yellow ravioli figures. Children can
empty the figures out of the container and link them to form a chain. "FAZOLI'S
ITALIAN FOOD...FAST" is imprinted onto the top of the barrel. "(c)2000Fazoli's
Management, Inc." and "Made in China" are imprinted into the bottom of the
barrel. Fazoli's restaurants nationwide included the Pasta Pals toys with Fazoli's Kids
Meals from January 2000 through August 2000.
Consumers should immediately take the barrel-shaped container away from young children.
Discard the container or return it to any Fazoli's restaurant for a free Italian Lemon
Ice. For more information, consumers can call Fazoli's toll-free at (877) 401-7408 anytime
or visit the firm's web site here.
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